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Molex International Certification Training – April 2019


MOLEX INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION TRAINING

 

WHEN: 11 & 12 APRIL 2019

COST: SPECIAL OFFER R1750 (NORMALLY R3500)

All course fees to be paid upfront without exception.Seats are reserved upon receipt of payment.

VENUE: CFS Cape Town  |  High Performance Training Lab

Unit 1, Manfeld Park  |  12 – 14 Dawn Road  |  Montague Gardens

Click here to view map and directions.


WHAT WILL BE COVERED IN THE COURSE?

Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions (CES) is a premier provider of revolutionary new and comprehensive network technologies focused on the development of IP-based solutions that support organizations choosing an Internet of Things strategy. The 2-day standards-based training course covers all the basic skills, terminology and applications to successfully install and test Molex CES structured cabling products to the required specifications of the Molex Premise Networks 25 Year Application & Performance Warranty System.
The course covers all the technology up to & including Category 6A/Class FA. The cost per attendee is R1750 (due to special once off CFS partner pricing) and includes the training kit, lunch and refreshments for the two days.
 
  • Module 00 – Introduction
    • Course Ground rules, Objectives, and Agenda
    • Participant Introductions and Expectations
  • Module 01 – Molex CES Overview
    • Koch Corporate overview
    • MBM® Guiding Principles
    • Molex Corporate overview
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Corporate overview
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Business Associates
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Customer Support
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Warranty overview
  • Module 02 – SCS Design Considerations Overview
    • History of Networking and Networks
    • IEEE definition of a LAN and IEEE Standards
    • Relation of Standards Organizations and Open System Interconnection Model
    • The importance of Structured Cabling Systems in modern networking environments
    • Why having a Structured Cabling System?
    • Introduction to key structured cabling standards –ANSI/TIA and ISO/IEC
    • Structured Cabling Systems architectures and design considerations
    • Conductor selection in cords and cables
    • Work Area / MUTO’s and CP’s
    • EMI
    • Application –Medium –Distance
    • Multimode and Singlemode Fibre types
    • Fibre Optic channels
    • Fibre Optic –Different perspectives
    • New categories of field testers
    • Construction Products Regulation (CPR) / Euro Classes
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Implementation of CPR compliance
  • Module 03a – Molex CES Copper Solutions
    • ANSI/TIA and ISO/IEC Copper Performance Categories
    • ISO/IEC Copper Channel Performance
    • Permanent Link -Cable lengths due to de-rating factors as per ANSI/TIA 568-C.2
    • IEC definitions of cable construction
    • 4-Pair Colour Standards
    • Termination Sequence –Standard RJ45
    • Category 3/Class A –Voice grade
    • Category 5e/Class D –100MHz up to 1000Base-T
    • Category 5e/Class D –110 IDC System
    • Category 6/Class E –250MHz / 1000Base-T/TX
    • Category 6/Class E –PDS System
    • Category 6A/Class EA –500MHz / 10GBase-T
    • Category 6A/Class EA –Pre-Term Cable Assemblies
    • Category 7A/Class FA –1000MHz / 10GBase-T
    • Modular Plug Terminated Links (MPTL)
    • Complementary Products by Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions
  • Module 03b – SCS Installation Practises – Copper
    • Installation considerations (pathways, trays, conduits, grounding, cable size) and options (Open Office Cabling,
    • Multi User Telecommunication Outlet, Consolidation Point)
    • Grounding, cable and outlet preparation
    • Hand termination of Copper outlet
      • U/UTP, F/UTP & U/FTP cable
      • Single 110 termination tool preparation, cable preparation & Termination
      • 4-Pair termination tool preparation, cable preparation & Termination
    • Telecomm Room troubleshooting and fault isolation example and exercise
  • Module 03c – SCS Testing & Test Equipment – Copper
    • Electrical testing
    • Testing Troubleshooting Guide
    • Test Report Checklist
    • How to ensure a test report will be warranted by Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions
  • Module 04a – Molex CES Fibre Optic Solutions
    • Optical Fibre evolution
    • What is optical Fibre cable and how does it work?
    • Optical Fibre types
    • Light Propagation in optical Fibre
    • Factors affecting light propagation in optical Fibre
    • Refractive index
    • Refraction
    • Reflection
    • Optical Fibre power loss or attenuation
    • Multimode Fibre types
    • Singlemode Fibre types
    • SO/IEC 11801:2002 Fibre channels
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Fibre cable types
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Fibre cable colour code
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Pre-Terminated Fibre cable assemblies
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions G2 Xpress connectors
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Multi-Function Enclosure (MFE)
    • Fibre accessories
    • Fibre tooling
    • Cleaning a Fibre Optic solution
  • Module 04b – SCS Installation Practises – Fibre Optic
    • Hand termination of Fibre connector (Xpress G2 –LC to OM3)
      • Preparation
      • Tool setup and cable preparation
      • Using the termination jig
      • Completion
      • Video
    • Telecomm Room troubleshooting and fault isolation example and exercise
  • Module 04c – SCS Testing & Test Equipment – Fibre Optic
    • Field testers and testing / Tester and lead care / Tester and lead maintenance / Fibre tooling
    • TSB-4979 / Encircled flux (EF) conditions for Multimode Fibre testing
    • OLTS testing of OM3, OM4 and OM5 links
    • OTDR testing additional requirements / Link loss budget
    • Cable attenuation –Multimode & Singlemode Fibre cable
    • Connector and splice attenuation / Comparing measured results against a design link loss budget
    • Loss budget for the MPO/MTP® solution under the standards
    • Fibre testing and settings / Cleaning a Fibre Optic solution
    • Test setup and setting the reference
    • Optical test report check-list / OTDR Tester
  • Module 05 – SCS Systems for Commercial Building Applications
    • Overview of the Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions concept for Commercial Buildings
    • Horizontal Cabling
    • Floor Distributor or Intermediate Distribution Frame
    • Backbone Cabling
    • Building distributor (BD) or Main Distribution Frame (MDF)
    • Optical Fibre
    • Channel
    • Permanent Link
    • Frame layout in logical sections
    • Distribution frame installation and cable management
  • Module 06 – SCS Systems for Outside Plant applications
    • Outdoor cabling definitions
    • Typical customer-owned OSP link
    • Example of campus star topology
    • Example of campus/building cabling topology
    • Outdoor cable types
    • Use of lubricants
    • More OSP risks, cautions, and restrictions
    • Pulling outdoor cabling
    • Outdoor cabling testing/troubleshooting
  • Module 07 – SCS Systems for Datacentre Applications
    • Data Centre Standards
    • What are the different types of Data Centres?
    • Data Centre metrics
    • Key challenges with Data Centres
      • Flexibility
      • Accessibility
      • Reliability
      • Redundancy
      • Availability tiers
      • Top 5 end-user concerns
    • Typical design
    • “Leaf-Spine” architecture
    • Different types of interconnections
    • Data Centre topologies
      • Top-of-Rack (ToR) –Distributed Design
      • End-of-Row (EoR) –Zoned Distribution Option #1
      • Middle-of-Row (MoR) –Zone Distribution Option #2
      • Centralized Distribution
    • Hot & Cold Aisles
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions innovative solutions for Data Centres
    • Top 10 FAQs on Data Centres
  • Module 08 – SCS Systems for Educational and Healthcare Facilities
    • Structured Cabling Systems in Schools
      • What cabling do I need?
      • Do I need Fibre?
      • How big does my cabling system need to be?
    • Key trends to consider before deploying a structured cabling system in an educational facility
    • Educational Facilities / Cabling standards overview
    • Structured Cabling Systems for Healthcare facilities
    • Healthcare facilities / Cabling standards overview
  • Module 09 – SCS Systems for PoE / PoE+ / PoE++ / UPoE Applications
    • What is power over Ethernet?
    • PoE fundamentals
    • Why use PoE?
    • PoE myths and misconceptions
    • PoE today and tomorrow –Standards overview
    • Addressing PoE+ and PoE++ challenges
    • Testing PoE –Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions recommendations
    • Molex CES solutions for PoE, PoE+, PoE++, UPoE, HD BASE-T… applications
    • Molex CES installation requirements
  • Module 10 – SCS Systems for Zone Cabling and IoT Applications
    • Why a Zone Cabling infrastructure?
    • What is a Zone Cabling infrastructure?
    • Zone Cabling naming conventions
      • Intermediate connection point naming
      • Outlets naming
      • Is an outlet always required for a device?
      • Coverage area
      • Cell size
      • Zone area
    • Zone enclosure location
    • Zone enclosure capacity
    • IoT applications are also paving the road for single-pair Ethernet
  • Module 11 – SCS Systems for Wireless LAN Applications
    • Wireless applications / cabling standards overview
    • Some key definitions as per ANSI/TSB-162-A
    • The square cell grid strategy
    • Key trends that are impacting the deployment of structured cablings systems for wireless applications
      • Link aggregation
      • MU-MIMO
      • IEEE 802.11ac Wave 2
      • IEEE 802.11ax
    • What cabling do I need?
    • Wireless LAN Technologies -Table
  • Module 12a – SCS Systems for PON LAN Applications
    • New times, new changes ahead.
    • Why Passive Optical LANs?
    • What is the difference between EPON and GPON?
    • Traditional LAN VS PON LAN –Overview and in details
    • PON LAN main benefits
    • PON LAN cabling and topologies
  • Module 12b – SCS Testing Requirements for PON LAN Applications
    • Considerations for testing a PON LAN system / Quick overview of Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions requirements
    • Detailed Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions requirements
    • Test procedure
    • Troubleshooting –tip # 1
    • Troubleshooting –tip # 2
  • Module 13 – SCS Systems for HDBbase-T and NBase-T Applications
    • Broadcasting market trends / Larger displays
    • Broadcasting market trends / The future is driven by more and more pixels
    • HDBase-T Alliance quick overview
    • Examples of HDBase-T applications
    • NBASE-T -2.5G/5G Base-T – The theory
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Guidelines and Recommendations
  • Module 14 – SCS Systems for 25-40-50-100-200 & 400Gb/s Applications
    • Decoding the IEEE language
    • Standards –Singlemode & Multimode Fibre for IEEE
    • Standard –In more detail
    • What is the difference between an MPO and an MTP® connector?
    • Managing the MPO/MTP® polarity challenge
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions offers a wide range of products to support all of these applications
    • Some application examples
  • Module 15 – Molex CES Warranty Program
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Warranty – Quick Overview
    • Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions 25-year Warranty –Terms and Conditions
    • Certified Structured Cabling System definition
    • What is not covered by the Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions 25-year warranty?
    • How to become a Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Business Associate (Certified Installer or MIIM System Integrator)?
    • Why become a Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions Business Associate?
    • How to apply for the Molex Connected Enterprise Solutions 25-year Warranty?

 

To register and for any additional information please email  stamboer@cfsafrica.com

 

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